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Mar 11, 2012 10:00am PDT
from saturday. in kansas, rick santorum easily won the caucaus with 51 percent. mitt romney had 21 percent and newt gingrich and ron paul rounding out the field. in wiom -- wioling, mitt romney first and newt gingrich last. including the three u.s. territories where mitt romney did well. here is the latest delegate count. mitt romney 454. santorum 217 and newt gingrich third and paul last. it takes 1144 delegates to clinch the nomination . joining us from birmingham, alabama, a man looking for a strong showing in the south newt gingrich, welcome back to "fox news sunday". >> guest: good to be be back. >> chris: the polls so a surprisingly close race. will you win both? >> guest: i think we will win both. we are campaigning aggressively. you start behind because of romney's money and length of time he's advertising. and you catch up with him when you are campaigning . we have great organizations in both states and in particular in alabama where senate majority leader put together a great state wide organization. i will be campaigning in birmingham and mississippi and campaigning in
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Mar 6, 2012 6:00pm PST
. so far it's been a pretty good night for mitt romney but not a clean sweep. ken wayne is here now with the latest returns. >> reporter: mitt romney has won massachusetts, vermont and virginia. newt gingrich has won georgia. the polls just closed in idaho where 32 delegates are at stake and we will bring you those numbers when they come in. idaho are small potatoes. it's a close battle in ohio between romney and santorum. 63 delegates are at stake there. mitt romney has 25% of the votes. santorum 37%. gingrich 15%, paul 7%. let's take a look at two other states that are just coming in now. tennessee and oklahoma. rick santorum is looking good right now in tennessee. in fact, rick santorum is just won tennessee with 44% of the vote to mitt romney's 28%. in oklahoma, with 40 delegates on the line, santorum is ahead with 36%, romney has 29%. paul has 9%, gingrich has 25%. so again the real battle no surprise is in ohio. if you're a political junkie, this is getting very interesting. we'll update this at 6:15. >>> and our election coverage also continues online at ktvu.com. we will hav
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Mar 25, 2012 10:00am PDT
. now the results from saturday's republican primary in louisiana. rick santorum came on top . romney 25 percent. romney had 568 halfway to the 1144 needed for the nomination. now to the issues that will defoin the general election between president obama and who ever the republican nominee is. joining us here in the studio is president obama senior advisor david plouffe. welcome to the "fox news sunday". >> guest: thank you. >> chris: during the campaign president obama blamed president bush for the rise of gas prices. let's watch. >> here in ohio you are paying 3.70 for gas because it went down in the last couple of we thinks. two and half times what it costs when george bush took office. >> chris: using that logic how responsible is president obama now for the gas prices since he took office. >> guest: we have gone through it every year. it is more pronounced in the last few years because of increase from china and india. the president said we have to produce oil and natural gas here in this country. production is at an eight year high . triple the rigs in the fields as when the presi
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Mar 18, 2012 4:00pm PDT
>> bret: i am bret baier in for chris wallace. mitt romney looks to lock up the nomination. but many key tests remain. we'll talk with the gop front runner about the edge and get insight to do his policy solutions for america. mitt romney, a "fox news sunday" exclusive. then actor george clooney brings awareness of a war-torn region and he opens up about what he saw in sudan and how people need help. chris wallace sits down with george cleann. and the preponderance and vice-president hit the campaign trail hard. we ask our panelist if the timing is right for the white house to wrapp up election efforts. and how the candidates are looking for delegates. all now on "fox news sunday". hello, again, from fox news in washington. it is a busy campaign weekend, missouri continues the process of select being delegates and puerto rico votes on tuesday. -- today. joining us is mitt romney. governor, welcome back to "fox news sunday". >> guest: thanks, bret, good to be with you. >> bret: tensions in the u.s. and afghanistan are high at this point. afghan president karzai accused the u
FOX
Mar 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
have just closed in eight of the 10 super tuesday states. mitt romney is already the declared winner in virginia, massachusetts, and vermont. newt gingrich is the declared winner in georgia tonight. that's one of the two states with the most delegates at play. we want to show you what's going on now. ohio is the closest battleground state today. it is the state where 63 delegates are at stake. we want to pull up ohio for you. 63 delegates here. polls show this to be a toss up between mitt romney and rick santorum. right now with just 1% of the precincts counted, santorum is leading 39% to romney's 37%. the other big state at play is of course georgia. this state has the most delegates here today on this super tuesday 76 delegates at stake. it is gingrich's home state. he needed this win to keep his campaign alive looks like he did it. newt gingrich is the projected winner in his state. so in all there are 118 delegates at stake. 1144 delegates are needed to win the republican nomination. as it stands right now, mitt romney has the most delegates with 220. rick santorum has 86, newt g
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Mar 4, 2012 10:00am PST
caucaus on saturday. mitt romney won 38 percent. ron paul 25 percent. and rick santorum was chose behind at 24 . newt gingrich was last. on tuesday 10 states are up with more delegates at take than all contests combined up to now. joining us from tennessee is former senator rick santorum. welcome back to "fox news sunday". >> guest: thank you, chris, good to be with you. >> chris: good to be with you, sir. ohio is the biggest prize on tuesday and it seems tailor made for you. blue collar and manufacturing and lots of rural areas and big evangelical vote. don't you have to win there, sir? >> guest: we are going to do very, very well there. it is a tough state because of the fact money disadvantage, but we have a great grass roots campaign and we are hanging in there and we feel confident that woo - we will do well it is harder when you have two conservative candidates running in the race as we have seen in washington and the other states . we have the anti-romney vote if you will. both newt gingrich and i are slugging away. we need to show that we are the best candate to go head-to-head a
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Mar 6, 2012 10:00pm PST
november and that looks even better. >>> mitt romney celebrating an early lead this super tuesday. in the past 20 minutes he has won a key battleground state. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. mitt romney is picking up six states. romney wins the state of ohio with 38% of the vote and a margin of 12,000 votes. we have live team coverage. amber lee has been talking to bay area voters. we begin with ken wayne who breaks down today's victory. >> reporter: there was no clean sweep tonight. elections were held in 10 states and each candidate expect ron paul claimed victories. mitt romney pulled out a win in massachusetts, vermont, , virginia and idaho. right now he's picked up eight additional delegates giving him a total of 351. let's move on to rick santorum. he gets an additional 68 delegates for a grand total of 156 delegates. we move on to the next candidate. newt gingrich he stays alive with the critical win of georgia. that gives him 52 more delegates today for a total of 85. and finally, the fourth major candidate, ron paul who is promising to
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Mar 7, 2012 4:30am PST
. >>> the race goes on, mitt romney won six of the seven super tuesday states. this is there in orange, vermont, virginia idaho an alaska. rick santorum won three states colored red, tennessee, newt gingrich won his home state, rand paul failed to pick up a state. mitt romney has 416 delegates, newt gingrich 105 and rand paul. >> we are counting down the days and it looks even better. >> we went up against enormous odds. who knows where we were out spend but in every state. >> romney bets him want his home state and the state they picked up had the most delegates. >> i am the authorities. >> if you look at the candidates today, there is very dips except for one. >> ran fall still shows no signs of dropping out. mitt romney was not the only gop candidate to win in ohio, coming up, man who made a name for himself a is now running for a congressional sight. >>> seating an unbiased jury for sheriff ross mirkarimi is proving to be a very difficult tacks. another 150 jurors are scheduled it to be a -- they are trying to find an impartial jury that elected sheriff ross mirkarimi just four months ago.
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Mar 19, 2012 4:30am PDT
camp to be destroyed. in election news this morning, mitt romney scored another run in the presidential race taking all 20 delegates. the candidates are focused on illinois' primary tomorrow with 54 delegates at stake. it showed over rick santorum another surprise upset because he says romney is another weak front-runner. >> i would love to get one-on- one with governor romney and expose the record that would be the weakest record we could put up against president barack obama. >> i think he has the same as the president, spend his life in government nothing wrong with that but right now we need somebody who understands the economy fundamentally. >> both are deciding to stay ahead. >> here are the initial leads growing 521. newt gingrich 136, rand paul has just 50. now a republican candidate needs 144 delegates to clinch the nomination. they announced this morning they raised $45 million last month. that brings them to 300 million for this election cycle. nearly 350,000 people contributed to the total. he will be holding another fundraiser in washington d.c. tonight. >>> the issue is fu
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Mar 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
are gathering for another rally. >>> to election 2012. republican presidential hopeful mitt romney is making a bay area visit right now. ktvu's lorraine blanco is live with the two things he is focusing on during the visit. >> reporter: protesters gathered out here outside hotel sofitel san francisco bay an hour ago. you can see they are chanting, singing and beating a drum, mocking a $1,000 a plate fundraiser for mitt romney's campaign. the dinner isn't just about dinner. >> reporter: this is as close as most people will get to mitt romney. the reception cost $1,000 a person and $5,000 per couple to take a picture with him. here is a look that invite. money is the main objective. but this it is not just a goal, it is 172 delegates that will make the difference. >> california probably donates 25% of the money for a national campaign but this time it is stretched out and it is likely the june 5 primary will put mitt romney over the top. >> reporter: the event isn't open to the public. mitt romney told an audience in san diego, regulations by the obama administration are crushing dreams. >> we
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Mar 7, 2012 6:00am PST
are affecting mitt romney's bid for election. >>> they could move the entire case for sheriff ross mirkarimi out of san francisco. >>> and in san francisco, everyone is buzzing about the introduction of the i-pad we will have how the market will react. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you, welcome to a brand-new day, it is march 7th, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook, thank you for waking up with us, we have steve paulson, it is not as windy as yesterday? >>> there are still gusts over 30 in some of the higher elevations there is not a cloud for a long, long way and temperatures will start to come up as the winds start to turn easterly and mid-60s after a cold morning. >>> coming up to the willow pass grade, no major problems although it is slow in antioch going west. 80 westbound trying to get to the bay bridge there is already a backup there, 6:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> police in sunnyville are investigating a shooting. officers found the bodies of two people inside a home in a usually quiet neighborhood. tara moriarty is in sunnyville with more on
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Mar 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
mitt romney is in redwood city right now and ktvu's lorraine blanco joins us live with the support and protests that were waiting for him. >> reporter: the hotel placed barricades because they anticipated the protesters but as you can see, the protesters right now are blocking the entrance into hotel sofitel here, they are not letting any cars threw. police are taking a passive approach, they are not trying to move them, they are telling drivers to turn around and go to another entrance. he is here to raise money and also to secure california's important delegates. >> reporter: an hour before mitt romney's fundraiser, protesters chant outside hotel sofitel. mocking the pricy event and the guest of honor. >> if he has enough money he can buy the votes. >> reporter: ozzieost -- occupy redwood city, raging grannies and alliance of californians for community empowerment won't break character. >> corruption is the american way these days. >> reporter: this will help keep mitt romney's cash flowing. he stressed the need. >> i come to you before the california primary -- [ laughter ] >>
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Mar 11, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. why rick santorum referred to mitt romney as a liar today. the news continues in 90 seconds 0 . >>> the san mateo sheriff's office is looking for a marine gone missing. it has been more than a week since he went missing. ktvu's jade henderson hernandez has more. >> reporter: that is right, today, from the people search food the man, he is 27 years old, his family has not seen him since march the 2nd. this command unit operated here, where search dogs fanned out. the 32-acre pacifica park is where joseph mchenry was going to rock climb and stay overnight. he has not been seen since friday, march 2. his vehicle was found near the golf course, and the small scale search began. >> we continue to believe there is a possibility in the search area, which is why we're looking. we did find gear during our search on thursday. >> reporter: they expanded the search and rescue last thursday to 40 people, the same number of searchers looked through the area yet again today. >> we're searching the ocean area along the pacifica coast here, as well as the inland areas from the bluff. that is a
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Mar 21, 2012 4:30am PDT
romney shocks up another win. >> elections are about choices. today hundreds of thousands of people in illinois have joined millions of people across the country to join our cause. >> mitt romney won 47% in the illinois primary, 12 points ahead of rick santorum who came in second. he is looking forward to the next contest. >> we will head to louisiana from here. we are feeling very good about winning louisiana on saturday, i might add. >> newt gingrich has been focusing his campaign hoping for a win there. rand paul met with voters and made an appearance on the tonight show. mitt romney picked up 41 of the 54 delegates. he now has 353 delegates and that's all he needs. rick santorum has 463, newt gingrich 465, rand paul. 50 delegates. hes accused of killing 16 and he is likely to be charged with homicide tomorrow. the case against bails will last two years. bails is being held at fort u.s. kansas. he believes bails may be suffering from post trauma i can stress disorder. >>> once charged with raping a co-worker is looking to protect his reputation. michael will file a lawsuit agains
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Mar 22, 2012 4:30am PDT
his endorsement behind the front-runner and he is trying be behind mitt romney. >>> meanwhile they are talking about a top adviser and when the aid was asked if mitt romney had moved to far to the right in the primary, he said everything changes in the general election where you can change it up and start all over again. the comment shows how romney changes his positions on issues. >>> sheriff ross mirkarimi was served papers accusing him of official misconduct. on monday he was sentenced to three years probation for the false imprisonment of his wife on new year's eve. meanwhile, she is a first woman to head the department. >> i have had the privilege of working with the sheriff for quite some years. i trust her, i know her, i know she will be a great leader for our sheriff's department. >> the city's ethics commission will investigate the complaint. >>> the man involved with the scandal is due back in court today. stefan faces drug charges and that he attacked lockyer in a hotel. a sex tape of the two was given to her husband, straight treasurer bill lockyer. they are asking
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Mar 29, 2012 4:30am PDT
in the evening rick santorum is attending another fundraiser in alamo. >>> mitt romney is picking up more high profile endorsements. bush will endorse mitt romney as they presidential nominee. he will meet for a photo option and mitt romney has met last night. he is being mentioned as possible candidate. >>> and he is ending tax breaks for oil companies. the president was scheduled a speech. he will call on them to for tax penalty tis to repeal oil tax subsidies. >>> time now 4:38 a bomb scare turned out to be a false alarm. emergency crews were called out just after 8:00 last night when a suspicious bomb. >>> let's go to sal to check in on traffic, how is the commute, it is early, sal? >> not too bad, pam, as a matter of fact we are doing well on most bay area commutes and that commute looks good getting to the bay bridge toll plaza westbound there are no problems and no problems on the bridge and the wind is not as big a factor as it has been earlier with the storms. this is northbound getting to highway 17 and that's a nice commute on the way up to 17. 430, here is steve. >>> a lot of clou
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Mar 5, 2012 12:00pm PST
primary elections. a big focus is on ohio. in canton today, mitt romney took aim at president barack obama. >> he's failed with regard to our jobs. he's failed with regards to the definite si. he's failed to bring americans together, to bring washington together. he is out of ideas. he is out of excuses. in 2012 we got to make sure he's out of office. >> rick santorum also campaigned in ohio today at a rally in miamisburg. he said he is someone with a different vision for america than mitt romney. >> someone who is willing to go out and talk about all the issues that are confronting this country. all of the issues, not just how we'll manage the economy better. this country is more than just the economy. >> a new poll shows mitt romney has gained momentum over rick santorum in ohio. mitt romney leads rick santorum 34% to 31%. it does represent a ten-point shift from last week when rick santorum had a comfortable lead. >>> a total of 419 delegates are up for grabs in ten states tomorrow. the lion's share is in georgia with 76. ohio has 63. tennessee has 55, virginia 46, oklahoma 40. massachu
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Mar 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. he told the crowd mitt romney is "uniquely disqualified to beat president obama." this is just one of about 20 appearances that santorum has scheduled for today. romney is also crisscrossing the state and he's telling supporters santorum does not have the ability to help fix the nation's exe. >>> romney is thanking volters after an overwhelming win in puerto rico's primary. he won all 20 delegates. while campaigning there, he said if elected president, he will not the -- require the island to become a state. and while they can vote in the primary, they cannot vote in the presidential election in pore tee rico. >>> romney has 521 delegates, santorum has 253. newt gingrich trails with 136 and ron paul has 50. 1,144 delegates are needed to secure the republican nomination. >>> a broker water main is finally turned off in menlo park. but the cleanup continues. >> the pipe broke just before 3:00 this morning. paul chambers was there on our 4:30 newscast and has more information about service. >> reporter: cleanup begins in this menlo park neighborhood after a 16-inch water main broke t
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Mar 21, 2012 12:00pm PDT
at 6:00 tonight. >>> mitt romney picked up a major endorsement today as he looks to lock up nomination for president. jeb bush says he's backing romney. in a statement this morning, bush says it's time for the republican party to unite behind the former massachusetts governor. romney won last night's primary in illinois in a field of four major candidates. romney has half of the delegates needed to win the nomination. rick santorum has 236 delegates. nit has 135 and texas -- newt gingrich has 135 and ron paul has 50 delegates. >>> today, new hampshire lawmakers are due to vote on making their state the first to repeal a gay marriage law through legislation. the bill would rescind a two- year old law legalizing same- sex marriage in the state. it would restore a law that allows civil union but not marriage. new hampshire's governor has said he will veto the bill if it reaches his desk. >>> tomorrow, a same-sex couple from orinda will face a judge on deportation charges. last year, brian willingham and alfonzo garcia were married in new york after living together for ten years. then a si
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Mar 22, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. obama's approval ratings have gone down. >>> mitt romney has been on damage control following a comment that suggested the gop presidential front runner could reset his campaign like an etch a sketch. comment by romney's communications director has triggered stinging responses from his critics who say he is a politician capable of shifting positions. romney says that the comments were misinterpreted and he was a conservative republican governor and will be running as a conservative presidential nominee. >>> and women's groups protested in washington, d.c. romney plans to cut fund for planned parenthood. the protesters chanted we will remember in november. >>> a french suspect was gunned down after a fierce gun fight with police. investigators say that 23-year- old muhammad merah was shot in the head as he jumped out of his apartment window. he was wanted in the death of three french paratroopers, three jewish school children and a rabbi. the gunman first barricaded himself inside a billing. police tried to force merah to surrender peacefully. >> and then at the end, mm jumped from the w
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Mar 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT
-runner mitt romney is scheduled to arrive in the bay area just a few from now -- a few hours from now. romney is expected to arrive at redwood city this afternoon for a fund-raiser at the sofitel hotel. purk the event is -- hotel. the event is being hosted by meg whitman. rick santorum won 49% of the vote and half of louisiana '20 delegates. romney garnered 2% of the vote and five delegates. a bay area fund-raiser will be held on thursday at a private home. tickets for that event range from $125 to $2500. >> there's more outrage across the -- >>> there's more outrage over the shooting of trayvon martin. a lot of people showed up for a rally led by jesse jackson and al sharpton. members of the aclu attended. the 17-year-old was shot a month ago today by george zimmerman. he said he was acting in self- defense and his lawyer denies any racial motivation for the shooting. >>> a total screamout here is set to support this hour to show support for the slain teenager. christien kafton is live with more. >> reporter: that screamout now underway. organizers started showing up just about a half an hou
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Mar 28, 2012 4:30am PDT
before the city's misconduct hearing. >>> coming up at 4:47 mitt romney's campaign hit by thieves. the items stolen. >>> 4:36. a judge will hear arguments today on whether to release a report examining uc davis police. now last november you might remember campus police were photographed spray into the faces of occupy protestors. they are committed to releasing the entire report. but police officers claim disclosing their names and confidential personnel information would violate state laws protecting peace officers rights. two weeks ago the judge ordered those sections sealed until he issues a final ruling. >>> one bay area businessman may be cheering for the los angeles dodgers. peter gruber is teaming up with others including magic johnson to buy the dodgers. they have offered $2 billion for the stadium. that is a record for any pro team. >>> mega million players will be competing for a record breaking jackpot in this friday's drawing. the jackpot grew to $476 million after no one matched all of last nights numbers. each of those tickets worth at least $250,000. the winning numb
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Mar 29, 2012 6:00pm PDT
conservative credentials of mitt romney. >> the answers said he was going to run as a conservative in the fall. i'm not going to run as a conservative in the fall. i'm a conservative. period. >> santorum spoke on foreign policy, the national economy, and ronald reagan. his campaign choice of jelly bellies only enforces the connection. jelly belly ceo herman rollins says he's not specifically endorsing him but supporting all of the republican presidential candidates. >> by doing that, we want the public to have the opportunity to hear these guys. so we're supporting all the guys, sending them money, so the american public, they can get the message out to the american public. and the american public will decide who the conservative individual will be going to that white house. >> as you said, rick santorum left this rally to go to a fundraiser, which has been compared to mitt romney according to the center for responsive policies dating back to february, that romney has raised more than $7.5 million. >> in the mean time, santorum's rival, mitt romney, has received two key endorseme
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Mar 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
tuesday state. ohio where polls show mitt romney is slightly in the lead and today he told reporters president obama failed to deliver on his campaign promises and he made one of his own. >> i will focus this campaign on president obama's failure to lead on the economy and failure to lead on shrinking the government. this will be about more jobs and smaller government. >> mitt romney picked up two big endorsements. rick santorum also barn stormed through ohio. he said he is winning votes, despite being way outspent by mitt romney. >> the 2/3 of the contribution come from under dwohundred dollars. 2/3 of mitt romney's contributions come from people who give the maxed out amounts. >> rick santorum campaigned where he said mitt romney lacks the heart of a true conservative. >> and mitt romney is gaming momentum with voters. he and rick santorum neck and neck. mitt romney has 34% support with voters and rick santorum with 31%. this is a statistical tie. but still it is a 10-point shift for mitt romney who last week was 10 points behind rick santorum. this all could change tomorrow, it is
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Mar 20, 2012 10:00pm PDT
jackpot and we'll show you the winning numbers. >>> and mitt romney poured millions into illinois. tonight's election results right after the break and how each candidate is spinning the news. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof. some things will. save up to 20% on an ikea kitchen. [ male announcer ] aggressive new styling. a more fuel-efficient turbocharged engine. and a completely redesigned interior. ♪ the new c-class, with over 2,000 refinements. it's amazing...inside and out. the c-class starts at just $34,800. it's amazing...inside and out. whatcah, these new jeans i want. i've been looking everywhere. new blue jeans? oh, don't be crazy, i've got tons of blue jeans. frank! frank! get my jean bin, susie wants my jeans. no she doesn't. here we go. nice and loose. ohhh. those are loose, but i actually just ordered three pairs of this kind. ooooohhhh. oh. when it's on your mind, it's on ebay. >>> now to the race for the white house and the results of tonight's republican primary in illinois. really wasn't much of a contest. mitt romney was d
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Mar 23, 2012 6:00am PDT
, says romney is not the one to trust. >> u.s. soldier will be formally charged today with 17 counts of murder for the killing of eight is adults and nine children. originally the number was 16 but military authorities changed that to 17 yesterday raising the number of adults killed by one. he was also accused in an incident involving alcohol and violence in washington state back in 2008 but prosecutors did not file charges in that case. >>> we're also now learning about an effort to raise money to help pay the legal fees for sergeant bail. people who support the idea for a defense fund for him want to make sure he gets a fair trial. but the idea of a defense fund for bail also generated a lot of negative comments on line. >> time now 6:06. video surfaced showing the commander of the narcotics enforcement team making an alleged drug deal. this video of norman welsh, you see him here in court. the undercover video shows him alistening with private investigator alegendly selling a pound of method amphetamine. he stole the drugs from a police evidence locker. they are awaiting trial on
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Mar 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, the milestone mitt romney is marking later. >>> the average price of gas has gone up a penny in the past 24 hours. according to aaa. puts the price today at $3.80 a gallon. that is 4 sents higher than a -- cents higher than a week ago. in the bay area, san francisco $4.41. oakland and san jose $4.34. >>> today a long awaited deal to bring bart to san jose was cause to celebrate. >> this is a celebration. >> federal, state and local officials marked the arrival of $900 million in federal funding to extend bart to san jose. ground breaking takes place in a month and should be finished by 2016. coming up, ktvu's robert handa will have a live report on how it will progress and what is next. >>> actions by berkeley police officers have them talking about outrage. >>> and look at this. commute chaos after a train slammed into a truck today in the south bay. [ male announcer ] at green giant we know nature gives us the most nutritious of gifts. but only when they are ready to be given. that's why green giant picks vegetables at their peak. ...and freezes them fast, locking in nutrients ...for you
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Mar 18, 2012 10:00pm PDT
.41 a gallon. >>> republican presidential hopeful mitt romney won an overwhelming victory today with the puerto rican primary. the former massachusetts governor had 83% of the vote. rick santorum had 8%, gingrich 2% and ron paul 1%. the big prize this week is illinois and mitt romney's lead in the polls there has been shrinking. today both he and rick santorum knocked each other for being too much like president obama. >> santorum has the same background as the president. right now we need somebody that understands the economy fundamentally. senator santorum has the same economic lightweight the president does. >> romney has been lightning lights his business background which santorum sneered at today saying romney wants to be the ceo of america. >> we don't want somebody in washington, d.c. to manage the economy we want someone to get washington out of our lives, get rid of things like romney here at the federal level which we call obama care and do some things to get the economy going. >> reporter: santorum focused on personal stories explaining why he's against abortion. he will campaign ahe
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Mar 25, 2012 10:00pm PDT
later. no one was injured. >>> presidential candidate mitt romney is coming to the pay area for a high dollar fundraiser. the top gop candidate will appear at an event in redwood city hosted by meg whitman. tickets start at $1,000 and run as high as $25,000. romney heads to stockton on tuesday then moves on to southern california. campaign officials say romney has spent more than he expected at this point in the campaign. he's down to about $7 million in cash but still has more than $40 million in his super pack. rick santorum will follow romney to california for a fundraiser on thursday. the founder on online marketplace mark pine will host the event at his home in alamo. the big difference between his fundraiser and romney is the cost of ticket. for santorum they will start at $125. almost $900 less than romney and only goes as high as $1,200. >>> for a limited number of tickets to hear arguments on the health law challenge, most of those in line are paid line sitters. some of whom have been camping out now since friday. the court expects to hand out about 50 free seats tomorrow morn
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Mar 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
for delegates and the key endorsements mitt romney picked up. >> and getting into business after getting back from war. the new program helping veterans run their own country. >> but first here's a live look outside. not a lot of traffic this morning. people moving 85 long just fine. we did see several spinouts. within the last couple of minutes another one in san jose. just south of capital express way. other than that, no major traffic problems to report right now. never in my lifetime did i think i could walk 60 miles in 3 days. (woman) the goal is to bring an end to breast cancer. (woman) there's no doubt in my mind that komen's funding helped saved my life. the 3-day is my opportunity to help save others' lives. (woman) i'll never stop walking, not till we find a cure. it is the most rewarding experience i have ever had in my entire life. (man) register today for the... because everyone deserves a lifetime. because everyone deserves a lifetime. look! here she comes! ♪ she'll be comin' 'round the mountain when she comes... ♪ ♪ when she comes. ♪ it'll be spinning new chrome wheels
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Mar 6, 2012 7:00am PST
for candidates today and the key states where rick santorum and mitt romney are running neck and meck. >>> in a few hours from now, president obama will hold his first news conference. year. the white house says it's just a equips dense this conference is taking place on -- coincidence this conference is taking place on super tuesday. ktvu will carry the presidential address live at 10:15 this morning. >>> "the croppicle" reports that several vimmal groups are accusing park employees or even contractors of -- environmental groups are accusing park employee or even contractors of killing certain frogs and removing their eggs. these frogs are protected by the endane sherred species act -- endangered species act. >>> we want to check in with tara who is in for sal. what's happening on the bring? >> well, if we take a live look, you can see how windy it is. our camera has been bobbling around all morning long. the conditions are making it hard to drive in your own lane. a high wind advisory also in effect for the bay bridge. the metering lights are on so give yourself extra time if you ne
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Mar 7, 2012 7:00am PST
romney celebrates his super tuesday victory. >> reporter: we're live in concord. we have new details about a scary and violent robbery at a concord convenience store. hear from an employee. >>> small fire in san francisco, causing not such a small traffic issue. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2". i'm dave clark. >> i'm good morning. i'm tori campbell. >>> it's wednesday, march 7th. >>> police in sunny vail are investigating a murder mystery. officers found the bodies of two people last night in an unusually quiet neighborhood. tara is live with more. she just spoke with a neighbor. what did you learn? >> reporter: well, neighbors say they are floored about what happened at the house behind me. at this point, the police are not saying muff. one of the things they are looking into is a murder- suicide. now, two people were shot off nectarine avenue. they have not identified the bodies but any are both adults -- but they are both adults. we know a couple along with their son live in the home. the neighbors say the sob is in his early 20s and
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Mar 21, 2012 7:00am PDT
his wife thinks about it. >>> thank you illinois, what a night. wow. >> how close mitt romney is to clenching the republican presidential nomination after winning the illinois primary. mornings on 2 begins right now. >>> well good morning to you, welcome to mornings on 2. i'm dave clark. >> good morning i'm tory campbell. crews in emeryville have blocked off streets. right now hollis street between powell and 15th street is closed. paul chambers has been on the scene and is now joining us. >> reporter: good morning. crews have rerouted the pipe. you can see the whole that they are digging in right now. that is the source. that is their problem and that's what they're trying to figure out exactly what is going on over there. i'm told thepiping in that area is pretty old. here's a look at this morning. all they are dealing with right now is about five by 12 feet and about 12 feet deep. this is their main source. 2:00 this morning there was pooling of standing water filled powell street. a water main break caused a gas station to be temporarily shut down as the water flooded the
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Mar 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
-runner mitt romney. today in mississippi, rick santorum was confident. >> we feel good we're in a position to still win it right out and if we have to go to an open convention, we like our chances just as well. >> the former pennsylvania senator greeted people today and earlier santorum accused mitt romney of lying saying the formerle governor supported big business programs and denied it on the campaign trail. >> romney camp has been trying to sell since last sun i should get out of race and the fact is romney is probably the weakest republican front-runner since wood. >> newt gingrich let rick santorum peck up his delegates. gingrich needs to win in mississippi and alabama, both next to his home state of during, which is the the only primary he has won so far. >> mathematically this thing is about over, but emotional it's not. >> well, senator lindsey graham predicted the ace will be over in mitt romney winds tuesday. it romney campaigned in birmingham on friday, but along with lagging candidate ron paul he kept a low profile this weekend. political observers still place virginia go
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Mar 22, 2012 10:00pm PDT
, would you do it? >>> etch a sketch may not be helping mitt romney's campaign but it certainly is helping the toy company that makes these. ♪ [ female announcer ] introducing new nature valley protein bars. 100% natural ingredients like roasted peanuts... ♪ ...creamy peanut butter, and a rich dark chocolate flavor. plus, 10 grams of great tasting protein in every bar. so it's energy straight from nature to you. new nature valley protein bars. find them in the granola bar aisle. here's big news from verizon wireless and xfinity from comcast. now get the xfinity triple play and verizon wireless together. call 855-704-7400 to sign up and get a free smartphone. choose one of our hottest phones. verizon wireless and xfinity. tv, home phone, internet and wireless together. >>> new at 10:00 an effort to get you to unplug. it's called digital detox choosing to go without cell phone and technology for 24 hours. debra villalon is now in san francisco with why some people are taking that pledge. >> it starts tomorrow at sunset and goes until saturday evening a national day of unplugging. silenci
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Mar 23, 2012 7:00am PDT
prostitutes or service. these allegations are false. >>> new this morning, presidential candidate mitt romney is stepping up his attacks on president obama's health reform law. the two-year anniversary of that law is today. and the u.s. supreme court is getting ready to hear arguments about it next week. ktvu's allison burns in our washington, d.c. newsroom with mitt romney's event in louisiana this morning. allison. >> reporter: dave, mitt romney is in louisiana ahead of tomorrow's primary there. he's going to be holding a campaign event in about 15 minutes, dubbed repeal and replace obama care event. he is also written an on ed calling the health care law an unfolding disaster for the u.s. economy and a intrusion into our lives. at the same time, the obama campaign is releasing a 3 1/2 minute video defending the law on its two-year anniversary. >> right now you have choices about who is going to fight for you. are we going to roll back health care that promises you having more security, maybe gives you a chance to get health insurance for the very first time? >> rick santorum is stepping up
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Mar 4, 2012 10:00pm PST
breakfasts in georgia to alaska romney's campaign continues. romney stuck to his strategy as the most electable republican. >> the only reason governor romney is winning in these early states is because outspending his opponents, five, six, seven to one. >> reporter: santorum >> reporter: blasted the his main opponent for heavy spending. santorum described his campaign as the vision. >>> i think you lose all credibility if the folks who know you best reputeuate you and i think that will lead to a very spirited campaign in georgia which it has. >> reporter: ron paul is looking ahead to a win in alaska on super tuesday. where he posthis libertarian campaign today. >>> meantime a new nbc news shows rick santorum and mitt romney running neck in neck at the key state of ohio. santorum received 34% of the support. while romney trailed behind with 32%. the two were followed with newt gingrich and ron paul. >>> more and more signs point to an improving economy at least on the national level. lorane blanco tell us how the bay area economy is fairing. >> reporter: business is roaring at toy saf
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Mar 7, 2012 5:00am PST
. >> new final results are affecting mitt romney's bid for president. >>> apple prepares to unveil its latest gadget, why some people say it could be bad news for apple's stock, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning, it is march 7th, i am dave clark. >> good morning, let's check in with steve over there. >> it was howling and we are looking for the breeze to degrees and it will be sunny afternoon highs 60s. >>> it looks good to or from marin i should say and if you are driving in san francisco it is looking good on northbound 101. let's go back to the desk. >>> police in sunny veil are investigating a deadly shooting. officers found the bodies of two people inside a home in a usually quiet neighborhood. here is more on the investigation. >> reporter: police are remaining extremely tight- lipped about this investigation. whether this was a case of murder/suicide we simply don't know. sunnyville police found two people shot to death off of highway 85 and police have not identified the bodies. we know a couple and their teenage son lived at the residen
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Mar 10, 2012 10:00pm PST
caucuses mean for mitt romney and rick santorum. >> the 10:00 news continues in 90 seconds. [ male announcer ] if you believe the mayan calendar, on december 21st, polar shifts will reverse the earth's gravitational pull and hurtle us all into space, which would render retirement planning unnecessary. but say the sun rises on december 22nd and you still need to retire, td ameritrade's investment consultants can help you build a plan that fits your life. we'll even throw in up to $600 when you open a new account or roll over an old 401(k). so who's in control now, mayans? today dense young undocumented emgrants start a march at the governor-elect breath. alex savidge explains that they are punishing lawmakers to push the dream act and buff them a path to citizenship. >> describing themselves as undocumented, and unafraid, these dreamers gathered on the norm end of the golden gate bridge today. >> we're dreamers united and never be divide. >> reporter: to again a 3,000-mile walk to the night nation's capitol. one of them is da silva, bosh in brazil, but brought here by his parents
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Mar 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT
their primary language. . >> reporter: occupy protesters in new york targeted mitt romney today. he is tolding a fundraising tonight. they called mitt romney mr. 1% and slammed his record on taxes and jobs. earlier today in nucleic mitt romney didn't stop for questions. last night he noted he won more than a million more votes than rick santorum or newt gingrich. >>> gas prices gone up in the bay area. this according to the aaa report. it puts today's-price at $4.34. the nationwide average is $3.81 a gallon up 30 cents. >>> occupy protesters calling for a moratorium on foreclosures picketed today. they were there to demand a meeting with the ceo who serves on the board of wells fargo. he is allots children of the corporate -- he is also chair of the corporation. >>> one day after stocks made their biggest gain of the year, markets were flat today. american expressed propped up the dow with a 3.5% increase. the dow is up 38 points to 12,960. the nasdaq is up 1 to 3,041. >>> american soldier killing a dozen afghans is no longer in afghanistan. officials say the suspect has been flown to a pretri
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Mar 19, 2012 5:00am PDT
a campaign event in springfield illinois. a lot of people were there, romney scored another win taking all 20 delegates. candidates focus there looking live there this morning. their primary with 54 candidates at stake. he says mitt romney is a weak front-runner. >> i would love to be able to get one-on-one with governor romney and expose the record that would be the weakest record we could put up against president barack obama. >> he has the same characteristics, spend his life in government, nothing wrong with that. right now we need somebody who understands the economy fundamentally. >> both newt gingrich and rand paul are lagging far behind in the delegate count. they have additionally four and mitt romney's lead has grown to 421. they have 523 delegates and rand paul has 50. republican candidates need 1100 to clinch the nomination. >>> the fire has destroyed two homes and threatens even more. it was lifted north town and that whole town was evacuated after flames spread really quickly. firefighters are trying to get a better idea of the damage once conditions improve. >> it is difficult
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Mar 19, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the race to undue president obama's healthcare reform. he said mitt romney supported a similar plan as governor of massachusetts. >> he is uniquely disqualified to make the case against obama care because he developed developed developed the blew print. here is a look that deldant count. mitt romney has 521 delegates. rick santorum has 253. newt gingrich 136. and ron paul has 50. 1,144 are needed to secure the nomination. coming up, how mitt romney took aim at president obama. >>> apple announced he will share its worth with divends and a stock buy back. apple plans to pay a dividend of $2.85 a share beginning july 1. apple will spend tell billion dollars buying back shares. that will be done to off set the shares is issued to reward its employees. apple is the world's most valuable company. coming up, why apple may be doing this now and why one analyst says this move concerns him. >>> with apple in the spotlight stocks started the week higher. at the closing bell the dow is up 6.5 points to 13,239. the nasdaq is up 23 to 3,078. >>> the public utilities commission is considering who
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Mar 21, 2012 5:00pm PDT
is campaigning in louisiana today. >>> mitt romney picked up a key endorsement today. >> my cell phone rang, and it just said "jeb" on it. it was jeb bush. >> jeb bush says it's time for the republican party to unite behind the former massachusetts governor. romney taking heat for comments made by his top advisors. >> i think he hit a reset button. it's like an etch-a-sketch. >> what's being called the etch- a-sketch comment is being picked up by some of his opponents. we'll take an in-depth look at how much the candidates are spending in the race for the house. >>> a high school counselor appeared in court today to face charges that he secretly videotaped students engaging in sexual activities in his office. 34-year-old gilbert alaveras works out of salinas high school as an employee of a drug addiction center. he is accuse of lewd acts with a child and manufacturing and possessing child pornography. salinas police told us that investigators are in the process of contacting potential victims in that case. >>> the one thing sending more and more kids to the emergency room, it's up 1,000 per
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Mar 29, 2012 10:00pm PDT
: the top ticket tonight's event $2,500. a stark contrast to the bay area fundraiser held for mitt romney earlier in the week where tickets started at 100,000 and soared to 250,000. >> this suspect just about raising money. we wanted people to come who wanted to come. >> welcome the next president of the united states rick santorum. >> reporter: as this rally shows shows santorum is also trying to raise his profile in a state he has little support. >> it's good to be here. >> reporter: he compared himself often to president reagan. at the jelly belly factory where he is immortalized in jelly beans. >> we need someone who's not going to be the etch-a-sketch candidate. >> reporter: santorum has not done well campaigning in california. tonight organizers tell me that mr. santorum will be leaving tonight with an extra $100,000. mr.santorum left the party about 20 minutes ago. reporting live in alamo, patti lee. >>> former president george herbert walker bush endorsed mitt romney today to be the next president. mr.bush and wife said that it's time for the nation to be united. romney says he's
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Mar 6, 2012 12:00pm PST
was the brewer -- bruce willis cake acter -- character. >> reporter: mitt romney is tied with rick santorum in ohio. >> it's gut-check time. who wants it the most? what do you say? [ cheers ] >> reporter: rom nip has been -- romney has been riding a wave of victories. on saturday he pick up the win in washington and he's expected to win in vermont and his home state of massachusetts. >> this really is a -- it's a critical time for the country. it's not just about names on the ballot. it's an election about the course for america. >> reporter: ron paul has yet to win a single state so far but that could change today. he's been courting the moderate vote in alaska and idaho. >> a lot of people, whoever they favor, hope this wraps up within the next month or so because president obama is not getting a challenge. >> reporter: not all candidates are competing in all states. in virginia, newt gingrich and mitt romney failed to get the required amount to be on the ballot. back to you. >>> an overnight chase injured a crash in san francisco's bayview district. it happened at 11:00 last night near h
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Mar 7, 2012 12:00pm PST
the state narrowly. >>> republican front-runner mitt romney bolstered his delegate count yesterday in the super tuesday presidential primaries. he still does not have enough delegates to seal the nomination. he won six of the ten seat sat super tuesday states. rick santorum won three states. newt gingrich won his home state of georgia. ron paul failed to come in first in a single state. >>> these are pictures of mitt romney's motorcade leaving the marriott hotel in the boston suburbs. he had just given an interview with cnbc. last night both mitt romney and rick santorum celebrated their victories. >> we're counting up the delegates for the convention. it looks good. we're counting down the days until november. >> we went up against northerly us odds, not just here in ohio where who knows how much we were out spent, but in every state. >> rick santorum was scheduled to campaign in kansas today. newt gingrich planned to be in alabama. >>> tax increase showdown, the two tax proposals governor jerry brown is coming out against. >>> a live look outside, breezy weather is continuing tod
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Mar 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
senator took 51% of the vote, with mitt romney keeping 21%, and ron paul took 13%, the win means that santorum has now picked up 33 of the 40 kansas delegates. but mitt romney still leads the delegate race with 453 of the over one one hundred needed for the numbers. santorum has over 217. both he and ron paul were the only candidates to campaign in kansas. the texas congressman says he is not planning to get out of this race any time soon. >> i never think it is do or die, everybody is still in the race, there is no declared winner. so we'll all do what we're doing, making the most out of the chance to get more delegates. >> reporter: he sent the morning in overland kansas and has not won any caucuses so far. and newt gingrich is focusing on alabama and mississippi. he won georgia on super tuesday and wants to stay alive with two more wins in southern states. >> if we can win alabama and mississippi tuesday night, we'll re-set the campaign for i guess the ninth or 10th time, sometime on wednesday. this has been the wildest roller coaster, i tell people it is like riding space mou
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Mar 14, 2012 4:30am PDT
in alabama. followed by 29% for newt gingrich and mitt romney. ron paul got 5%. in mississippi santorum with 30%. >> the crowds we had in alabama and mississippi i just have to tell you i was so encouraged. all the polls showed us trailing. they kept coming out. they say we are going to go out and work hard. >> there had been speculation that newt gingrich would drop out if he didn't win in alabama or mississippi. and romney is not the inevitable nominee. >> in both states the conservative candidates got nearly 70% of the vote. if you're the front runner and keep coming in third, you are not much of a front runner. >> overnight results show romney did win the caucuses in hawaii anisi moe a. next up is missouri which holds its caucus this saturday. we will continue to follow the gop race for president on your website ktvu.com. >>> there has been another step forward for a new 49er stadium. they approved the stadium lease agreement. the deal calls for the 49ers to pay $30 million a year to the stadium authority. the council also approved a $1.7 billion finance deal for the stadium constru
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Mar 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
on a shooting rampage in france recorded the whole thing. the video that's surfaced. >>> and mitt romney is leaving the bay area this morning. which california he's headed to next and the cash some are paying to see him. >>> and standing up for your health, what the study reveals about the dangers of sitting down too much. what do you think of this one? really? what's this? this is a rose i made from a turnip. let's try together. perfect. two worlds that fit in one kitchen. come in today and save up to 20% on a kitchen from ikea. >>> we'll see one to two inches of rain, with heavier rain tonight. >>> 7:15. more new information about that deadly shooting spree in france. the french officials say the gunman did not send the video of the attacks that al-jazeera now has. police say that video was sent after he died. the man police are blaming for the shootings, muhammed mehra, recorded the video from his point of view. now, al-jazeera says it will not be airing that video. >>> we're also hearing new allegations that robert bales snuck off his military base in southern afghanistan twice durin
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Mar 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT
to get it on the campaign ballot. back to you. >>> republican presidential candidate, mitt romney, is picking up more high-profile endorsements. today, former president herbert walker bush will publicly endorse romney as his choice for the republican nomination. and mar key rubio also endorsed romney. that happened last night. rubio has been mentioned as a possible vice presidential candidate. >>> rick santorum will be in the bay area in a few hours. he is due to deliver what his campaign calls a major foreign policy speech in fairfield. that's at the jelly belly factory. they are a major supporter of conservative causes. arthat, there -- after that, there will be a $1,000 a head event. and he will attend another fund- raiser in alamo tonight. >>> president obama.commed on congress to a -- to repeal the tax subsidies. >> it's not as if these companies can't stand on their own. last year, the three biggest u.s. oil companies took home more than $80 billion in profits. >>> the president said his administration has presided over an unprecedented increase in domestic oil production. h
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